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    • MS 88-51 : Jeffery Perry collection  1863 Diary of Jeffery Perry

    • Diary of Jeffery Perry dated January 1, 1863- December 31, 1863. In his diary, Perry predominately discusses the weather with some brief comments regarding events in Perry's camp and about the war in general. At the end of each month, Perry notes...
    • American Civil War; Jeffery Perry; Perry, Jeffery; diary; 5th Michigan Infantry; Fifth Michigan Infantry; finance; rations; travel; hospital; camp life; regimental history; regimental inspection; dress parade; fatigue duty; picket duty; church;...
    • 01st Michigan Infantry - Page iv

    • This volume follows the First Michigan Infantry regiment. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; First Michigan Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry
    • First Michigan Colored Infantry - Page iv

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the First Michigan Colored Infantry. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; First Michigan Colored Infantry; African American soldiers; African Americans; 102nd U.S. Colored Infantry; One Hundred and Second U.S. Colored Infantry; Third U.S. Colored Cavalry; 3rd U.S....
    • 30th Michigan Infantry - Page iv

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Thirtieth Michigan Infantry. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; 30th Michigan Infantry; Thirtieth Michigan Infantry;
    • 03rd Michigan Infantry - Page iv

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Third Michigan Infantry. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; 3rd Michigan Infantry; Third Michigan Infantry
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-09-20 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated September 20, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses financial issues at home, building a fort, and General Philip Sheridan's victory in the Shenandoah Valley.
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Sheridan, Philip Henry; Philip Henry...
    • 10th Michigan Infantry - Page iv

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Tenth Michigan Infantry. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; 10th Michigan Infantry; Tenth Michigan Infantry;
    • MS 22:  Civil War diary of Cyrus Bacon  1861-1863 Diary of Cyrus Bacon

    • 1861-1863 diary of Cyrus Bacon. In this diary, Bacon describes daily life in the Seventh Michigan Infantry. He gives vivid accounts of Yorktown, Fair Oaks, White Oak Swamp, Antietam, and Gettysburg.
    • American Civil War; Bacon, Cyrus; Cyrus Bacon; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Assistant Surgeon; Commissioned Officer; Yorktown (Va.); Battle of Yorktown; Seven Days Campaign; Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862; Battle of Fair Oaks;...
    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1862-10-24 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to Henry and Debbie dated October 24, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his stay in the hospital for jaundice, the status of his regiment, Confederate Prisoners of War, visiting the battlefield at Perryville, and...
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; New Market (Ky.); Sergeant; hospital; illness; jaundice; regimental history; Bacon, John H.; John H. Bacon; Confederate Prisoners of War;...
    • MS 70-102: Charles Smith Papers  1864-1865 Excerpts of the Civil War Diary of Charles Smith

    • Excerpts of the Civil War diary of Charles Smith. In the entries, he discusses food, the weather, death tolls, and general conditions of the prison camp at Salisbury, North Carolina. He also provides an account of the Battle of the Wilderness.
    • American Civil War; Charles F. Smith; Smith, Charles F.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; private; corporal; sergeant; Union Prisoners of War; Battle of the Wilderness; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864; regimental history;...
    • MS 69-110: Cook Family Collection  1862-01-09 Letter from William H.H. Cook

    • Letter from William H.H. Cook to Amori B. Cook dated January 9, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his health, drills, horses, the weather, finances, and the status of friends on the front.
    • American Civil War; William H.H. Cook; Cook, William H.H.; Amori B. Cook; Cook, Amori B.; Third Michigan Cavalry; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Camp Benton (St. Louis, Mo.); St. Louis (Mo.); illness; drills; weather; finances; regimental history;
    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1864-05-22 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his sister, Amelia Potter, dated May 22, 1864. In this letter, he describes a skirmish with the Confederate Army and southern aristocracy.
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Amelia Potter; Potter, Amelia; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Kingston (Ga.); First Lieutenant; Commissioned Officer; southern society; regimental history; skirmish;
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1864-05-15 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Barnard, dated May 16, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the Battle of Spottsylvania Court House.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Spotsylvania Court House (Va.); Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va.,...
    • MS 69-97: Mrs. Glen Bossard Collection  1864 Diary of William M. Horton

    • Diary of William M. Horton, dated January 1, 1864 through August 28, 1864. In this diary, he discusses the weather, picket duty, inspections, deaths in the regiment, the Battle of Morton's Ford (February 6), parades, food, African Americans (April...
    • American Civil War; Horton, William M.; William M. Horton; Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry; One Hundred and Eighteenth Colored Troops; 118th Colored Troops; weather; picket duty; inspection; parade; military review;...
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1865-02-25 Letter from Andy Ewing

    • Letter from Andy Ewing to Mack Ewing dated February 25, 1865. In this letter, Ewing discusses battle experiences at the Battle of Ford Stedman, wounded soldiers in his regiment, Alvin Hank's exchange as a prisoner of war, deserters, and family news.
    • American Civil War; Ewing, Andy; Andy Ewing; Ewing, Andrew Adam; Andrew Adam Ewing; Ewing, Mack; Mack Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry; private; Union Prisoners of War; wound;...

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